Bitcoin News

On 6 December, Bitcoin traded momentarily above $44,000. The coin’s options open interest has clinched an all-time high. Bitcoin’s [BTC] price briefly surpassed the $44,000 mark during the intraday trading session on the 6th of December, reaching its highest level since April 2022.  This upswing coincided with a record-breaking increase in options open interest, hitting
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Bitcoin (BTC) options open interest reached an unprecedented milestone, surging to a staggering $20.5 billion on Dec. 7. This remarkable achievement signifies the active involvement of institutional investors in the cryptocurrency space. Unlike futures contracts, BTC options come with predetermined expiration prices, offering valuable insights into traders’ expectations and the markets’ sentiment. At the forefront
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Our weekly roundup of news from East Asia curates the industry’s most important developments. Hong Kong gaming firm to invest $100M in crypto Boyaa Interactive International, a publicly-traded Hong Kong holding company specializing in online card and board games, wants to secure the approval of its shareholders to invest $100 million in crypto. According to
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One of the first cross-border payment platforms in Russia has officially announced its launch and says it will be facilitating local legal entities to process international settlements in cryptocurrency. Exved, a local digital settlement platform — which describes itself as a “digital counterparty search system” — announced the launch on Dec. 7, stating that Russian
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Animoca Brands co-founder Yat Siu is confident that a number of investments and partnerships could prove fruitful in 2024 as mainstream institutional interest in Bitcoin (BTC) gathers steam. Speaking exclusively to Cointelegraph at the Next Block Expo event in Berlin, the chairman of the gaming venture capital firm highlights some 70 investments made in 2023
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On December 4th, Bitcoin (BTC) witnessed an unexpected surge in its age-consumed metric, indicating a significant increase in previously inactive coins entering circulation. This remarkable development, marked by a 400% surge in a 24-hour period, could potentially signal upcoming price volatility in the Bitcoin market. The age-consumed metric in cryptocurrency serves as a key indicator
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Bitcoin (BTC) returned above $42,000 on Dec. 5 as analysis remained suspicious of market manipulation. BTC/USD 1-hour chart. Source: TradingView Analysis: New Bitcoin bids not “organic” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed a BTC price rebound taking BTC/USD to highs of $42,498 on Bitstamp. These beat the 19-month peak set the day prior,
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The total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market surged past $1.55 trillion on Dec. 5, driven by remarkable weekly gains of 14.5% for Bitcoin (BTC) and 11% for Ether (ETH). Notably, this milestone, marking the highest level in 19 months, propelled Bitcoin to become the world’s ninth-largest tradable asset, surpassing Meta’s $814 billion capitalization. Despite
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